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Welcome to Camera Obscura World. We are working on a project  that was born with the intention of approaching us to the Cameras Obscuras world, to join it and travel through them. Step into our website and find out how many Cameras Obscuras there are around the world, their photos, information, curiosities…

What is a Camera Obscura?

The Camera Obscura projects an image on a white concave horizontal screen, like on a table, which is situated in the centre of completely darkened, black painted room.The projected images are coloured and luminescent and they reflect everything that happens at this very moment outside the tower (moving images in real time).Thanks to the large focal distance of the lenses the result is a magnificent optical effect which means that even objects which are far away seem to be near.To focus the different distances the screen moves up and down, which allows the screen to focus, just like in a camera. The images in the Camera Obscura can be moved forwards and backwards to visualize the different parts of the landscape. Above one can see the horizon at a certain distance, and below, examine details.